JOHANNES (JOHN) P. BOOTS was appointed vice president of finance and treasurer in December 2009, responsible for the company’s global treasury and insurance activities, which include management of the capital structure, financing transactions, liquidity, credit ratings, financial risks, and relationships with investment and commercial banks and capital markets institutions. In addition, he is responsible for Investor Relations and is managing the Luxembourg office.
He has 25-plus years of experience in public and private U.S. and European companies in the international oil service sector. Before joining Pacific Drilling, Boots was corporate treasurer at Global Industries for four years, preceded by two years as interim financial consultant, and 14 years at Noble Corp. and its predecessor Neddrill in various financial management roles, including treasury, corporate planning, accounting and internal audit. Prior to Noble, he worked in the shipping and transportation industry for several years in various operational management roles.
Boots holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics from the University of Alkmaar, the Netherlands, and completed the INSEAD Business School Executive Advanced Management Program.